Country Church/City Church

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to influence the culture of our region. We enjoy highlighting places of worship, one in the country and one in the city, in each issue.

Church Celebrates 175 Years of Service

One of the oldest churches in Rockford, Centennial United Methodist has served since the city’s early settlements. Find out why this two centuries after its founding, this downtown church is still serving its community.